Online Education Requirements

Online Education Requirements

Online Education Requirements for New Students

To reduce the amount of time students spend on-campus for orientation while maximizing exposure to and understanding of important transition to college life topics, Rowan University has online education requirements that all new students must complete. These educational resources, access instructions, and deadlines are described below. Please contact the host office listed for each requirement for additional information.


Academic Integrity Self-Test

Take this self-test to confirm your understanding of academic integrity issues.

If asked, please enter Maria Pattison, for instructor contact information.

For help, please contact: Academic Affairs, (856) 256-4011

Alcohol-Wise and Consent & Respect

All Rowan freshmen are REQUIRED to complete the online Alcohol-Wise and Consent & Respect courses before attending classes. You will need a passing grade of at least 75% or better for Phase 1.

Click here to access the online modules:

  Fall Admits Spring Admits
Initial Course Completion Due Date: July 15 December 15
Follow-up Due Date: August 15 February 15

The Alcohol-Wise and Consent & Respect courses takes approximately 2 hours to complete and the follow-up takes about 15 minutes.

You will receive an email in 30 days reminding you to complete the 15-minute follow-up. Print out a copy of your completion certificate for your records after completing both courses and the follow-up.  These courses are confidential and individual student answers are not reported. For questions or problems with the course, contact the Wellness Center at or call 856-256-4333.

There is excellent information in this program, whether you drink or not. You will have a chance to look at your own drinking habits, learn tips on how to drink in moderation and avoid high-risk drinking, as well as tips on how to deal with others who are disruptive or in danger. 

We wish you a safe and healthy start to your education at Rowan University!

Information Technology Security

The Information Security Office (ISO) has a mandatory IT security awareness training program for all faculty, staff and students as part of the University's ongoing commitment to protect information resources critical to the academic and research mission as mandated by local, state, federal laws and regulation. The goal of this training program is to educate the entire Rowan community to recognize IT security best practices, identify risks/threats and respond appropriately to IT security incidents. This training can also be valuable for protecting your personal computers.

All Rowan staff, faculty and students are required to complete this annual training. To complete the training that has been assigned to you, visit, enter your Rowan University email address and click Next.

Training consists of a short video covering various areas of Information Security considered important to protecting the safety of your information, computers and the entire Rowan Network. After you finish the training, you will receive a certificate of completion.

For help, please contact the Information Security Office at or 856-256-5722. 


Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts

The Office of Student Equity and Compliance (OSEC) has a mandatory online learning program designed for our first year undergraduate and graduate students in line with our vision and commitment to an educational environment free from discrimination, harassment, and all forms of gender-based violence. The Ouch! e-Learning course for Rowan University, a powerful e-Learning program that will enable you to experience the impact of stereotypical comments, explore why people don’t speak up against stereotypes and other biased behaviors, and learn practical techniques that can be used to speak up without blame or guilt.

The program will take under 20 minutes and students will need to complete a short knowledge check with an 80% or higher to complete the course.  

For help, please contact the Office of Student Equity and Compliance at or 856-256-5830.